doggedness


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dog·ged

 (dô′gĭd, dŏg′ĭd)
adj.
Stubbornly persevering; tenacious: "two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder" (W.E.B. Du Bois).

dog′ged·ly adv.
dog′ged·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doggedness - persistent determinationdoggedness - persistent determination    
determination, purpose - the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose; "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose"

doggedness

doggedness

noun
Translations
عِناد، إصْرار
houževnatosturputnost
stædighedvedholdenhed
òrjóska
aziminatçılık

doggedness

[ˈdɒgɪdnɪs] Ntenacidad f

doggedness

[ˈdɒgɪdnɪs] n (= resoluteness) → obstination f

doggedness

nBeharrlichkeit f, → Zähigkeit f; (of resistance, pursuit, refusal)Hartnäckigkeit f

dog

(dog) noun
a domestic, meat-eating animal related to the wolf and fox.
adjective
(usually of members of the dog family) male. a dog-fox.
verbpast tense, past participle dogged
to follow closely as a dog does. She dogged his footsteps.
dogged (ˈdogid) adjective
keeping on at what one is doing in a determined and persistent manner. his dogged perseverance.
ˈdoggedly (-gid-) adverb
He went doggedly on with his work despite the interruptions.
ˈdoggedness (-gid-) noun
ˈdog-biscuit noun
a small hard biscuit fed to dogs.
ˈdog collar
1. a stiff round collar worn by a clergyman.
2. a collar around a dog's neck.
ˈdog-eared adjective
(of a book) having the pages turned down at the corner. dog-eared volumes; Several pages were dog-eared.
ˌdog-ˈtired adjective
very tired. I'm dog-tired this morning after sitting up all night in the train.
a dog's life
a wretched existence. He leads a dog's life.
go to the dogs
to be ruined, especially to ruin oneself.
in the doghouse
in disgrace. He forgot his wife's birthday, so he's in the doghouse.
not a dog's chance
no chance at all. He hasn't a dog's chance of getting a ticket.
References in classic literature ?
I--certainly--did--NOT," said Coavinses, whose doggedness in utterly renouncing the idea was of that intense kind that he could only give adequate expression to it by putting a long interval between each word, and accompanying the last with a jerk that might have dislocated his neck.
At one time it looked as though he could not live more than a few hours, and I am convinced that it was only through the Dutchman's doggedness that he pulled through.
They were studying hard; even Phil had settled down to text and notebooks with a doggedness not to be expected of her.
And to tell you all the truth while I am about it,' said Mr Flintwinch, crossing his arms, and becoming the express image of irascible doggedness, 'I have been rasped--rasped these forty years--by your taking such high ground even with me, who knows better; the effect of it being coolly to put me on low ground.
His doggedness in clinging on to power and his brutal use of military might against the civilian population make him morally ineligible to maintain a position of power.
McQueen stars as Ralph Thorson, a bounty hunter whose unconventional methods and doggedness ensure he always gets his man.
So for the most part this match is likely to be memorable only for the doggedness of the midfield battle between City's Kiki Musampa and Claudio Reyna and Birmingham's Nicky Butt and either Stephen Clemence or Muzzy Izzet.
But Everton's sheer doggedness forced them to victory on the day boss David Moyes received his manager of the month award.
And twice-timed capped English international Carrick believed Cardiff's doggedness will hold them in good stead for the rest of this campaign.
It had a doggedness, a surprising tenderness, and a curious mock sobriety teased with humor.
Their doggedness in the face of repeated disappointment is inspirational.
As reported by the magazine, "State Street is known for its adaptability, doggedness and shrewd moves, illustrated by its groundbreaking work with exchange traded products.